New Word flaw being used in attacks

Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 4:39 PM EST

Symantec warns that an unpatched flaw in the Windows 2000 version of Microsoft Office 2000 is being used by attackers to run unauthorized software on a victim's computer.

Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed that the bug exists, but it would not say when it plans to fix the problem.

At Network World.

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